We need not practice the dharma.
But I have chosen to, and have, since 1972.
“The demand for relief or sanity that is contained in confusion is the beginning point of Buddhism.”
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche #buddhism
Most of the world’s Buddhists are born to it.
Here in the States though, it’s to each their own.
“You do not have to try to do things you are incapable of but rather do what you can.”
Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche #buddhism
Whatever we believe, as Americans, we own it.
Tibet is gone forever, and Tibetans have no future.
They can either change how they roll, or get out of our way.
It makes no difference to us.
They came here, and not the other way around.
They sent us their best and brightest, and they taught us well.
They may regret having done so, but it’s a bit late for that at this point.